Smithfield, ME: Margaret Hazel Hysom Joy 94, died Tuesday December 1, 2015 at Lakewood Continuing Care in Waterville, ME, where she has been a resident for three years.\r\n\r\nShe was born in China, ME on July 4, 1921 the daughter of Harry and Hazel (Wentworth) Hysom. Margaret graduated from Thomaston High School Class of 1939. She played basketball there for 4 years. \r\n\r\nMargaret worked 25 years as a salesman and 15 years as a Unit Manager for Stanley Home Products and 15 years as a manager for Wheatonware. \r\n\r\nAn avid outdoors person, she enjoyed tenting, fishing, golf, and many other outside activities. She was on a Waterville Bowling League and played volley ball at the Waterville YMCA and Boys-Girls Club teams. She enjoyed crocheting and doing crafts. Margaret had special friends Lucille Longley, Geraldine King, and Myrtle Stock, and one who helped her a great deal, Candice Salsbary. \r\n\r\nMargaret’s grandfather, Zeland F. Hysom was a civil war veteran and, She belonged to the Auxiliary of Sons of Union Veterans. She held many offices, including President in Maine, President of New England Region, National Chief of Staff, and several offices in National Encampment. She also marched in the Gettysburg parade. Margaret was on the advisory board at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta, ME and the Salvation Army in Waterville, ME. She was a member of the Fairfield Center United Methodist Church.\r\n\r\nShe is predeceased by her husband Gerald Joy, and a sister Christine Gleason. \r\n\r\nSurviving are her children, Claudene Wallace of Pa., Gerald B. Joy and wife Sandra of Smithfield, ME, Wanda Wing and husband Robert of Newport, ME, and Lorre Ann Poisson and husband Michael of West Buxton, ME, grandchildren, Scott Bennett and wife Jean, Cindy Roberts, Mary Wallace, Gerald B. Joy Jr and wife Denise, David Joy and wife Kim, Kevin Dodge, Randy Dodge, and Felicia Lawrence. Great grandchildren, Monica and Christina Bennett, Angel Fales, Amanda Joy, Joshua Joy, Samantha Joy, Stephen and Brad Mess, Joseph, Kelsey, Nicholas. three great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Mary Brown.\r\n\r\nA memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday December 11 at Lawry Brothers-Wheeler Funeral Home 26 Church Street, Oakland, ME, a gathering of family and friends will follow at the Decker-Simmons Post American Legion.